Musharraf Sends More Troops

President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan has responded to the Taliban’s breaking of the peace accords Sunday with a call to send more troops to Pakistan’s lawless Northwest Frontier Province. The region has many Taliban and religious extremist supporters, and the attacks on Frontier Constabulary, Police, and Army forces has passedcreated more than 70 deaths  in a series of suicide bombings. Story at Daily Times

A high level meeting chaired by President Pervez Musharraf on Monday decided to deploy additional forces in NWFP and the tribal areas to combat a surge in militancy in the region, television news channels reported.